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Cylons in America : critical studies in Battlestar Galactica

Cylons in America : critical studies in Battlestar Galactica

Author: Tiffany Potter; C W Marshall
Publisher: New York : Continuum, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
With its fourth season due to air in January 2008, the award-winning Battlestar Galactica continues to be exceptionally popular for non-network television, combining the familiar features of science fiction with direct commentary on life in mainstream America. Cylons in America is the first collection of critical studies of Battlestar Galactica (its 2003 miniseries, and the ongoing 2004 television series), examining  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cylons in America.
New York : Continuum, 2008
(DLC) 2007034368
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tiffany Potter; C W Marshall
ISBN: 9781441157065 1441157069 1283206471 9781283206471 9786613206473 6613206474
OCLC Number: 741691558
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 278 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: A Note on Names; ""I See the Patterns"": Battlestar Galactica and the Things That Matter; I. Life in the Fleet, American Life; 1. (Re)Framing Fear: Equipment for Living in a Post-9/11 World; 2. Torture, Terrorism, and Other Aspects of Human Nature; 3. Alienation and the Limits of the Utopian Impulse; 4. The Cain Mutiny: Reflecting the Faces of Military Leadership in a Time of Fear; 5. Mad, Bad, and Dangerous to Know? Negotiating Stereotypes of Science; 6. Pyramid, Boxing, and Sex; II. Cylon/Human Interface; 7. The Cylons, the Singularity, and God. 8. To Be a Person: Sharon Agathon and the Social Expression of Individuality9. Uncanny Cylons: Resurrection and Bodies of Horror; 10. Humanity''s Children: Constructing and Confronting the Cylons; 11. Hybridity''s End; 12. Erasing Difference: The Cylons as Racial Other; III. Form and Context in Twenty-First-Century Television; 13. When Balance Goes Bad: How Battlestar Galactica Says Everything and Nothing; 14. This Might Be Hard for You to Watch: Salvage Humanity in Final Cut --
15. Long Live Stardoe!: Can a Female Starbuck Survive? CarlaKungl. 16. Authorized Resistance: Is Fan Production Frakked?17. Of Duduks and Dylan: Negotiating Music and the Aural Space; 18. ""All This Has Happened Before"": Repetition, Reimagination, and Eternal Return; Bibliography; Episode List (2003-2007); Notes on Contributors; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.
Responsibility: edited by Tiffany Potter and C.W. Marshall.


With its fourth season due to air in January 2008, the award-winning Battlestar Galactica continues to be popular for non-network television. This book collects critical studies of Battlestar  Read more...


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